Clare Andrews, a GP in East London and co-ordinator of Medact London, writes about her experiences as a clinician during the coronavirus crisis.
Campaigns Assistant, Aiyan Maharasingam, explores the hidden health crises facing those held in the UK prisons and detention centres during the coronavirus pandemic.
Exploring Migrant Access to Health: Part 2 – Prioritisation of COVID-19 testing: Migrant camps must not be forgotten
Sally, Anna and Kieran – researchers in the Migrant Health Group at St George’s, University of London – explore the increased risk to coronavirus faced by people living in Europe’s migrant camps, and the steps Governments should be taking to ensure they are able to access the testing and treatment they need.
Medact’s new briefing paper examines the barriers to accessing healthcare for migrants during the coronavirus crisis
Medact campaigns assistant, Aiyan Maharasingam, examines whether the police are an appropriate instrument of public health policy during the coronavirus pandemic.
What do we want beyond COVID-19? Tom Wakeford outlines two possible futures for the UK.
Come join our new economic justice group as we plan how to move forward with our campaign for a Just Response to the coronavirus crisis.
In this new piece, former Medact Director and Professor of Global Public Health David McCoy discusses the need for a much broader, whole-societal response to COVID-19.
From exclusion to international solidarity ─ the public health case for lifting trade sanctions in the face of COVID-19
Medact Campaign Assistant, Aiyan Maharasingam, looks at international trade sanctions and the impacts they are having upon public health systems during the coronavirus crisis.
Medact Peace & Security Campaigner Reem Abu-Hayyeh looks at the legacies of war and militarised violence, their impacts on countries’ ability to respond to coronavirus, and how the UK could act to right injustices.
I call on you to speak up now. Demand that government suspends the NHS charging regulations that restrict access to the NHS for anyone suspected of having an irregular immigration status.
In this time of crisis, we need to keep the attention to public health measures that aren’t only good to control the virus outbreak but also extend to ensure that justice and protection is provided to those who are in the most vulnerable and precarious situations in our society.